6 years and 1 month into his professional boxing career, Teófimo López has fought 19 times with 18 wins and a single loss. As of February 2023, López' boxing record stands at 18-1 (13 KO wins).
Teófimo López (The Takeover) is an American professional boxer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on July 30, 1997. López made his professional boxing debut at the age of 19 on November 5, 2016. He is a lightweight world champion. López is 25 years old, he will turn 26 in 5 months and 23 days.
|Total Title Wins||4|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||0|
|19||Dec 10, 2022||25||Sandor Martin||Win||SD|
|18||Aug 13, 2022||25||Pedro Campa||Win||TKO7|
|17||Nov 27, 2021||24||George Kambosos Jr.||Loss||SD|
|16||Oct 17, 2020||23||Vasiliy Lomachenko||Win||UD|
|15||Dec 14, 2019||22||Richard Commey||Win||TKO2|
|14||Jul 19, 2019||21||Masayoshi Nakatani||Win||UD|
|13||Apr 20, 2019||21||Edis Tatli||Win||KO5|
|12||Feb 2, 2019||21||Diego Magdaleno||Win||KO7|
|11||Dec 8, 2018||21||Mason Menard||Win||KO1|
|10||Jul 14, 2018||20||William Silva||Win||TKO6|
|9||May 12, 2018||20||Vitor Jones Freitas||Win||KO1|
|8||Feb 3, 2018||20||Juan Pablo Sanchez||Win||UD|
|7||Oct 13, 2017||20||Josh Ross||Win||TKO2|
|6||Jul 7, 2017||19||Christian Santibanez||Win||UD|
|5||May 20, 2017||19||Ronald Rivas||Win||KO2|
|4||Apr 21, 2017||19||Jorge Luis Munguia||Win||TKO2|
|3||Mar 17, 2017||19||Daniel Bastien||Win||KO2|
|2||Feb 24, 2017||19||Francisco Medel||Win||TKO4|
|1||Nov 5, 2016||19||Ishwar Siqueiros||Win||KO2|
Teófimo López made his debut against Ishwar Siqueiros at the age of 19 on November 5, 2016, defeating Siqueiros via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 15 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 11 wins via stoppage.
López had his first world title fight at the age of 22 on December 14, 2019 after 14 professional fights, against Richard Commey for the lightweight IBF title. He defeated Commey via 2nd round TKO to become the lightweight champion of the world.
He is a one-time unified lightweight world champion, and has won four world titles at lightweight. For all the details about López' world title wins and defenses refer to "Teófimo López World Titles".
Some of López' best fights and notable victories include wins over Vasiliy Lomachenko, Richard Commey, Masayoshi Nakatani, Sandor Martin, Pedro Campa, Mason Menard, and Edis Tatli.
Teófimo López has had just a single loss in his professional boxing career so far. He suffered his first loss against George Kambosos Jr. via 12 round split-decision on November 27, 2021, which ended his 16-fight win streak. Kambosos Jr. is the only boxer to beat López. For more details about this defeat, refer to "All of Teófimo López' losses".
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Spanish boxer Sandor Martin on December 10, 2022. López won the fight via 10 round split-decision. It's been 1 month and 28 days since this fight.
López' professional boxing record is currently at 18-1, which includes 13 knockout wins, and four title wins. He is on a two-fight winning streak.
Teófimo López has fought a total of 19 times till today. These three fights are the highlight of his career.
This is the first remarkable performance in Teófimo López' career. A 21-year old López (13-0, 11 KO) faced an undefeated Masayoshi Nakatani on July 19, 2019. Nakatani was 30 years old with a record of 18-0. Nakatani was on a 18-fight win streak with 12 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 6 cm reach advantage over López.
López defeated Nakatani via 12 round unanimous decision. He handed Nakatani the first loss of his career, and put an end to Nakatani's 18-fight win streak.
A 22-year old Teófimo López (14-0, 11 KO) faced Richard Commey, who was 32 years old with a record of 29-2. Commey was on a five-fight win streak with 26 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Commey had a 6 cm reach advantage over López.
López defeated Commey via 2nd round TKO to win the IBF lightweight title.
A 23-year old Teófimo López (15-0, 12 KO) faced Vasiliy Lomachenko, who was 32 years old with a record of 14-1 in a lightweight unification fight. Lomachenko was on a 13-fight win streak with 10 KO wins. López was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage.
López defeated Lomachenko via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBA (Super), WBO, and Ring Magazine lightweight titles and retain the IBF lightweight title.
Some of López' best wins so far are against Vasiliy Lomachenko, Richard Commey, Masayoshi Nakatani, Sandor Martin, Pedro Campa, Mason Menard, and Edis Tatli.
López has knocked out 13 of his 19 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 68.4%. Of his total 18 wins, 13 of them have been via KO (72.2%).
López has had just a single loss in his professional boxing career so far. He suffered his first loss against George Kambosos Jr. via 12 round split-decision on November 27, 2021, which ended his 16-fight win streak. Kambosos Jr. is the only boxer to beat López.